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hopes to win the white house tomorrow. only two hours earlier meanwhile president obama was also in columbus telling his supporters that he, too, is concerned about the future but will take this country in a much different path than mitt romney. >> i do what i say. you know what i believe. you know where i stand. you know i tell the truth. and you know i will fight for you and your family every single day as hard as i know how. >> tomorrow we begin a new tomorrow, perhaps some of your friends and family have not yet made up their mind who they're going to vote for and so when you talk to them, ask to look beyond the speeches and the ads and the attacks and to look at the record. >> now, of course, undecided voters are critical in this election. throughout our debate coverage this year we brought you panels of voters to discuss this campaign. one of them described herself as an undecided voter who thought that mitt romney had won the first debate. tonight we checked back with her and she said she's decided to vote for president obama. >> some things i weren't really happy with oba
in washington. we're getting our first look at what president obama's second term could look like and it does not include two top cabinet members. the president is telling america how he'll work with congress for the next four years while preparing for some major staff changes. will thomas has a look ahead tonight. >> up first the president has to deal with some major money issues. to name a few, the nation's debt, tax code and automatic budget cuts. they all have to be addressed before the end of this year at the same time the psident is preparing for some of his top advisors to leave and he's beginning to shame the second half of his presidency -- shape the second half of his presidency. here's a look at some of his top promises, rolled back tax cuts for upper income people, make higher education more affordable, end subsidies for the oil industry, start the government on a path to cut $4 trillion in deficits over 10 years. today the house speaker says he's ready to talk about raising taxes to bring in income. >> now the president has signaled a willingness to do tax reform but lower rates.
getting bigger. president obama joins in. >> one general lost his career over this. now the career of another four- star general hinges on what he may have said in some e-mails to a woman at the center the sex scandal. >> the pentagon is investigating general john allen for hundreds of alleged inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley. she is the tampa socialite whose complaints about threatening e-mails drug erred the fbi investigation that led to the resignation of cia director david petraeus. turn out kelley was in communication with general allen, the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. how did she know him? kelley volunteered to organize social events for senior officers at her home near mcdill air force base in tampa. the e-mails between general allen and kelley are said to be flirtatious and owe tensionally embarrassing but officials with knowledge of the e-mails say they were not sexually ex- police sit and did not offer any evidence of an affair. but, now, general allen's nomination to lead nato is in limbo. >> no one should leap to any conclusions here. general allen is doing
.s. army eventually leading the u.s. military campaigns in iraq and afghanistan. president obama issuing a statement saying, "my thoughts and prayers are with dave and holly petraeus who has done so much to help military families through her own work. i wish them the very best at this difficult time." general petraeus was sworn in as cia director in september, 2011. his resignation comes just days ahead of key congressional hearings about the benghazi terror attack. he is no longer scheduled to testify. >> one way or the other we should have general petraeus testify. if not this week, then soon after because i don't see how we can put the whole picture together without general petraeus' testimony. >> reporter: a senate intelligence committee aide says cia deputy director michael morell who now serves as acting director of the agency will testify in place of petraeus thursday. >>> certainly a lot of unanswered questions tonight. one, being why it took so long for general petraeus to resign long after his affair was discovered. earlier tonight we asked that question to ronald kessler, the
in the lone star state want the obama administration to go it alone. >> let's just move the whole state to australia. >> reporter: texas governor rick perry raised the idea in 2009. he's since made clear he has no interest in it and does not support these petitions. texans have company in this idea as americans in more than 30 states are floating the plan on the white house website. >> i thought the civil war was over a couple hundred years ago almost, but i mean i'm not surprised. we're kind of individualistic here. >> reporter: oregon's petition has more than 10,000 signatures. so what's really motivating folks who want to opt out of america? >> it would be interesting to find out what they think the benefit would be. >> reporter: once any petition reaches 25,000 signatures in 30 days' time, it mandates a response from the obama administration, but the bottom line is this might be a good way for americans to air their frustrations, but the petitions carry no legal weight. >> it's not in the president's power under the constitution to let a state secede. in fact, it's not clear whet
there are those trying to divide us, presidents obama and clinton stand with us. pastors, business leaders, newspapers, democrats and republicans are all coming together for question 6. because it's about fairness-- treating everyone equal under the law. and who could be against that? >>> fairfax county police are still searching for the serial groper. they say he struck again. the latest incident occurred at springfield in the 7200 block of commerce street. a man grabbed a woman from behind at a bus stop. she screamed. he took off. police released this sketch. if you recognize him, call police. >>> disturbing video on youtube shows a fight last week at centreville high in fairfax county. the washington examiner reports the mother of one of these girls said her daughter has been bullied at school for weeks and warned school officials before the fight broke out. wendy settle said she's glad her daughter defended herself even though she was suspended three days for fighting. >>> the district has a new plan to deal with speeding drivers. shawn yancy has tonight's fox 5 top five. >> up first t
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